Modern Surgery During Civil War

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According this article, modern surgery was shaped because of as a results which were written during the Civil War. George Wunderlich, director of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in in Frederick mentions that plastic surgery, modern neurology, reconstructive surgery, and even occupational therapy were invested during Civil War. During civil war a lot of soldiers died because of gangrene which sometimes wasn’t cure even after amputation. Awareness of the correlation between diseases and infection came out of Civil Wars, according the historians. In some hospitals was noted that washed in soapy water bandages rated lower infection cases. So sanitize idea appeared during Civil war and widely uses in modern Medicine, especially surgery.

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